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PENSION PROBLEMS FACING CHICAGO: Why are Pension Contributions a Pressing Issue?

Sulzer Library, 4455 N Lincoln

Special Guest: Ms. Amanda Kass

Amanda Kass is the Associate Director of the Government Finance Research Center. Amanda has previously worked at the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability and the University of Chicago’s Center for Municipal Finance.
     Amanda’s research focuses on state and local finance, with sub-specialties in pensions, housing, and fiscal analysis. Her work has been published in Chicago Magazine and Urban Affairs Review, and she has appeared in Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, Reuters, Tax Analysts, and WTTW’s Chicago Tonight to name a few.
     Amanda sees her contribution as educating about pension systems and the question of pensions as it relates to revenue.